Lady Gaga Officially Releases ‘Applause’ Moments Ago Due To Internet Leaks of Her Song (Audio)

Lady Gaga has officially released ‘Applause,’ the first single from her fourth studio album, Artpop, which was leaked over a week ahead of its planned August 19th release date. Gaga declared a so-called “pop emergency,” initiating an immediate release of the official track to combat the pirates who leaked her song.

Read Gaga’s tweets announcing the ‘Pop emergency’ below:

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Listen to the Track below via Iheart Radio

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[Image Source: Twitter @LadyGaga]